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INEC postpones Anambra rerun election

02 March 2016, 18:53

Awka -  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has postponed the March 5, Anambra Central Senatorial district re-run election indefinitely.

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Anambra, Dr. Lawrence Azubuike, made the disclosure in Awka on Tuesday at a stakeholders’ forum in respect of the postponed election.

Also read: INEC releases time table for rerun elections in 15 states

Azubuike said he received a directive from the National Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and the commission’s Commissioner in-charge of elections, Hajia Amina Zakari, to postpone the exercise.

He said the postponement was because of court order restraining INEC, from conducting the election.

Azubike said that as a law abiding organisation, INEC, had put off the exercise to a future date.

He appealed to stakeholders to bear with the commission and assured them that they would be communicated as soon as INEC gets a new directive on the 

- News 24


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